Daily Archives: 13 February 2013

Coverage Even Worse Than Rubio Speech


Rubio, Superstar … do you think you’re what they say you are?

Here is the Atlas atop Memeorandum this morning:

Marco Rubio’s drinking problem
Katie Glueck / Politico

 Twitter exploded during Sen. Marco Rubio’s Republican response to the State of the Union, as the Florida senator appeared a little sweaty and dry-mouthed at mid-speech, taking an awkward swig from a bottle of water that had been placed off-camera…

Ah, Charles Pierce’s Tiger Beat on the Atlantic nickname for Politico springs to mind. Except that Tiger Beat has higher journalistic standards than this. Continue reading

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